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Bats Theatre: Last Chance to Laugh

Kia ora all

Come on down to BATS this week for loads of laughs as the TV2 International Laugh! Season enters its final week. We have six shows to keep you giggling - booking couldn't be easier - just hit reply and tell us what you want to see!

xx BATS

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Micetro

Season: Monday 12, Tuesday 13 May

Time: 6.30pm

Tickets: $12 waged $10 concessions

Fresh from winning the Best Comedy award at Fringe NZ, Micetro, the hit improvised comedy game show is back for the 2003 Wellington Championship Season! Just who will make it though to be crowned the ultimate Micetro for 2003 - come and see!

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Hot Pink is Dirty Pink

Season: Wednesday 14 - Saturday 17 May

Time: 8pm

Tickets: $15 waged $12 concession

Hot Pink is here and my word is she dirty! Fresh from rave reviews and glittery success in Auckland comes Penny Ashton with her hot pink poetry. Forget Keats, forget Lord Byron, Dirty Pink is to poetry what Victoria's Secret is to girdles, naughtier, sexier and just getting it out there for people to enjoy. From dirty talk to Russian brides, lickable lipstick to man breasts, Dirty Pink covers all aspects of an urban single girls existence that are just ripe for the squeezing.

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The Justine Smith Hour

Season: Thursday 15 and Friday 16 May

Time: 9.30pm

Tickets: $15 waged $12 concession

Sixty minutes of sassy sublime comedy with Justine Smith the 2003 TV2 Billy T Award winner announced today! The show features Justine's twisted view on the quest for love...looking for it...wrestling it to the ground...breaking it...and getting a new one! Justine throws all her toys out of the cot, presenting her 1960's TV special theme; dancing, singing and video clips. This show is Dinah Shore in a head on collision with the Muppets. With a pretty frock and a dirty mouth, Justine is in town for two nights only!

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Happy as Gary

Season: Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May

Time: 6.30pm

Tickets: $16 waged $12 concession

The much loved Gary present a brand new sketch comedy show of surreal skits, catchy music and enough energy to power a small alien space craft. Written and performed by Gary, a.k.a Jamie Bowen, Brett O'Gorman and Mick Andrews. Come along for a night of bizarre laughs and odd entertainment. Warning: some Gary's may offend.

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The Last Laugh

Season: Saturday 17 May (one night only)

Time: 9.30pm

Tickets: $12 waged $10 concession

Comedians will come out with their 'guns o wit' a-blazing for one last shindig at the end of the festival. Join the best acts from Auckland and Wellington in a hilarious showdown of laughter. If you haven't yet had enough of three weeks of mirth and laughter in the capital this is a show not to be missed! Just remember, he who laughs last laughs longest. Yee haaa!

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BATS Theatre 1 kent terrace wellington, aotearoa bats@bats.co.nz bookings 802 4175 office 802 4176 fax 802 4010 www.bats.co.nz Laugh!!! Till May 17
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